Children's Hospital of Wisconsin-Main Campus

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Children's Hospital of Wisconsin is one of the nation's leading pediatric facilities, earning top ratings from Parents Magazine, U.S. News & World Report and others. We serve children with all types of illnesses, injuries, birth defects and other disorders. The hospital is designated a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, a national honor that recognizes nursing excellence.

Children's is a private, independent, not-for-profit hospital. Our academic partner, The Medical College of Wisconsin, brings many of the nation's most well-respected doctors to our team. Together we work to ensure that every child and family we serve receives nothing but the best. We also are affiliated with more than a dozen schools of nursing and a number of other pediatric education programs. A number of other pediatric education programs also are associated with the hospital.

Parking

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Parking is free for patient families and visitors. Free valet parking is offered 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday at the hospital entrance. At Children’s Clinics Building, valet parking is offered 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Valet is not available Saturdays, Sundays or holidays.

Families also may park in the visitor parking structure located north of the hospital and clinics building. The skywalk on Level 2 connects the parking structure to the clinics building and the hospital.

Getting to Children's Hospital by bus

Three Milwaukee County Transit System buses (routes #67, #31 and #10) serve the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center campus:

  • Routes #67 and #31 both have two stops on 92nd Street near the main entrance to Children's Hospital. 
  • Route #10 stops in front of the Eye Institute, about 1/2 block from Children's Hospital and the Emergency Department/Trauma Center. For bus schedule and fare information call (414) 344-6711 or visit ridemcts.com.

Note: During construction these bus stops may be moved temporarily.

Preparing to come to the hospital

Bringing your child to the hospital can be stressful. Let us help you prepare and put you and your child at ease.

Clinical research

Children's Research Institute advances state-of-the-art pediatric health care practice through dedicated laboratory and clinical research. The Institute is designed to take clinical problems from patients' bedsides to study in the laboratory. Laboratory discoveries then are converted into new treatments, preventions, therapies and cures for patients.

Report concerns

If you have a concern about patient care, please let us know.

If you have a concern about activities that may involve a violation of law, regulations or policies by our employees, physicians or other individuals associated with our organization, please let us know. These reports are confidential and can be anonymous.

Find out how to report an issue.

Video tours of Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

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